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Lake Dalwigk Restoration

Major restoration efforts will improve wildlife habitat at Lake Dalwigk.

Saturday, January 18            9 a.m. to noon

We’re heading into the second year of habitat restoration work at Lake Dalwigk, and we need your help! For this portion of the work, we’ll be planting grass and sedge plugs along one side of the park.

Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes, hat, sunscreen and gloves. We will provide all the necessary tools, as well as refreshments. Park on Fifth Street, at Bennett Ave. Walk up the park path towards Curtola Avenue, and you’ll see our group.

Please RSVP to or call (707) 652-7812.

Seasons Greetings!

Happy holidays!

Thank you for volunteering this year! We hope you have a happy and healthy holiday season, and look forward to our next activity on Saturday, January 18, 2020. Details will be posted here in early January. If you’d like to be on our mailing list, use the link on the home pages of this site, or email us at

Trail Improvements

Building a bark trail in the native grass meadow.

Saturday, November 16     9:00 a.m. to noon

It’s time to refresh the bark path in the native grass meadow, so that park visitors can enjoy it and reduce damage to native plants. We’ll meet in Hanns Park (entrance lot is on Skyline off Redwood Parkway). Wear comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, and gloves. We’ll bring water, refreshments, and tools. RSVP to

After The Fire

Restoration planting

Habitat Restoration in Hanns Park Burn Area

Saturday, October 26, 9 a.m. to noon

A recent fire in one of our habitat restoration sites on the Blue Rock Springs Creek Corridor creates an opportunity to reseed the area with native grass and pollinator plants. Park in the Hanns Park lot on Skyline off Redwood, and walk up the bike path to mile marker 0.34. Wear comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, and gloves. We’ll bring water, refreshments, and tools.

Coastal Cleanup Day

Rindler Creek Cleanup

Please join us on Saturday, September 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. You can find us at the Alliance cleanup site on the corner of Fairgrounds Drive and Coach Lane, or if you want to clean at a different site in town, email and they’ll help you find your spot. Wear closed-toe shoes, sturdy clothes, hat, sunscreen and gloves. Bring a bucket or water bottle if you have them. All participants will need to sign a waiver; volunteers under age 18 will need one signed by their parent/guardian. We’ll have waivers on site, or you can get yours in advance on Valcore’s website at See you there!

Lake Dalwigk Restoration Project

Restoration planting

Saturday, August 17 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Dan Foley Cultural Center/Vista Room, 1499 North Camino Alto

We are delighted to welcome Sarah McKibbin from the Solano Resource Conservation District (RCD). We’re heading into the second planting season on the Lake Dalwigk restoration project, and Sarah will share how accomplishments to date and what volunteer assistance will be needed this winter. The presentation will take place from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. After that, we will calendar activities for the next twelve months. Members of the public are invited to come for the presentation or stay for the entire meeting. Free refreshments and parking. Also of note, The Solano RCD will host a propagation volunteer day on Friday, August 9, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at their nursery near Vacaville. Native plant seeds will be started to support planting at Dalwigk and other restoration sites in Solano County. For more information on the planting day, including nursery location, please contact Sarah at

Time to Celebrate!

Saturday, July 20 at Blue Rock Springs Park

Volunteers enjoying the great weather and food at the Blue Rock Springs Park BBQ.

Every year, Alliance volunteers gather to celebrate the work of the year. You can spend an easy morning picking up trash around the lake (come at 9 a.m.); or just come for a burger or hotdog at 11:00 a.m. No need to work. This is your party! If you come for the lake cleanup, wear comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, hat, gloves and sunscreen. All volunteers welcome. Lunch is free, but PLEASE RSVP to (707) 652-7812 or email so we know how much food to prepare.

Help Native Plants Thrive

Native plants are added to the Blue Rock Springs Creek corridor.

Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to noon

Habitat restoration projects along the Blue Rock Springs Creek Corridor need your help before summer! Park in the Wardlaw Dog Park lot. Follow the path behind the dog park. Cross the bridge over the creek and turn right (west) along the path. Shortly after you cross under Oakwood Avenue, you’ll see our site at Mile Marker 0.69. Wear comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, and gloves. We’ll bring water, refreshments, and tools. To RSVP or for more information, email

Spring Cleanup on Rindler Creek

Rindler Creek Cleanup

Saturday, March 11, from 9 to noon

Rindler Creek flows out of the hills to the east of Vallejo, down into Lake Chabot. It attracts a fair amount of trash, unfortunately, and it’s time for a spring cleaning! Meet at the corner of Fairgrounds Drive and Coach Lane. Wear sturdy clothes and shoes, glove, hat and sunscreen. We will provide tools, trash bags, water, and refreshments. For more information and to RSVP, please email us at or call (707) 652-7812.

April Activities!

Earth Day Festival: Saturday, April 20  –  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free fun for the family on Earth Day, which will take place at the Vallejo Farmers Market on Georgia Street at Marin. Jugglers, face painting, music, Loma Vista Farm Animals to pet, and the Vallejo Watershed Alliance touch tanks of “Critters of Lake Chabot.” Stop by the Vallejo Flood & Wastewater booth for information on less-toxic garden solutions (bring your old mercury fever thermometer and they’ll exchange it for a new digital model). Join us! And if you’d like to help out at the Alliance table, we’d love to have you, just let us know at

Earth Day Creek Cleanup: Saturday, April 27  –  9 to 11 a.m.

Join us in a cleanup along Blue Rock Springs Creek in Vallejo. It’s a family friendly event (if you are under 18, you must be accompanied by an adult). Park at the Wardlaw Dog Park parking, then follow the path behind the dog park and cross the bridge. Wear comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, hat, gloves and sunscreen. We’ll provide the tools, buckets, water and refreshments. RSVP to